John Mayer took to the Jimmy Kimmel Live! outdoor stage on Wednesday (Sept. 19) for a pleasant performance of his single “New Light.”
The disco-inspired, guitar-driven track, produced by hip-hop heavyweight No I.D., is the singer’s first release since 2017’s The Search for Everything. Mayer initially teased the release of the track back in May, saying that the “summer bop drop” was imminent.
Prior to the performance, Mayer sat down with Kimmel for a brief chat, rare considering his past of shying away from press and interviews. Mayer talked about performing stand-up comedy with Dave Chappelle and how their friendship came to be, and jokingly shared a teaser trailer for his series of staged Instagram Stories.
Check out Mayer’s performance and interview on Kimmel below.